November 2019

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Mojotone BlackOut Review

Mojotone BlackOut Review

October 17, 2019
A killer handwired tweed-style amp for under a grand.
Rig Rundown: Samantha Fish [2019]

Rig Rundown: Samantha Fish [2019]

October 16, 2019
The rising blues guitar star demos her No. 1 SG with her expanded pedalboard, and goes deep with her workhorse Jaguars, Stogie Blues cigar box, Delaney 512, Taylor acoustic, and Category 5 amps.
Harmony Silhouette Review

Harmony Silhouette Review

October 15, 2019
High-quality construction and versatile mini-humbuckers help a pawnshop fixture evolve into a mid-price top-performer.
First Look: Fender Vintera ’50s, ’60s & ’70s Telecasters

First Look: Fender Vintera ’50s, ’60s & ’70s Telecasters

October 14, 2019
Explore the subtle to significant differences among the company’s three new vintage-spec, mid-priced solidbodies.
Riff Rundown: Between the Buried and Me's "Silent Flight Parliament"

Riff Rundown: Between the Buried and Me's "Silent Flight Parliament"

October 13, 2019
Paul Waggoner shows you how a handful of diminished and augmented sounds form the core of this track from the band's The Parallax II album.
First Look: Blackstar Silverline Standard

First Look: Blackstar Silverline Standard

October 10, 2019
We take a listen to the British amp outfit’s latest, which features six power-tube-mimicking modes and numerous recording and performance options—all in a compact and handsome form factor.
Rig Rundown: Torche's Steve Brooks & Jonathan Nuñez

Rig Rundown: Torche's Steve Brooks & Jonathan Nuñez

October 9, 2019
When these metalheads couldn’t lasso the tones in their heads, Nuñez took the DIY route and launched his own company to create gear for their boards and backline.
First Look: Fender Tone Master Deluxe Reverb

First Look: Fender Tone Master Deluxe Reverb

October 7, 2019
Classic "American" amp tones in a butt-simple modeling amp? You bet—and it sheds 15 pounds in the process!
Don't Be Scared of Improv

Don't Be Scared of Improv

October 5, 2019
Unleash the power of pentatonics and learn how to make it up as you go along.
Supro Silverwood Review

Supro Silverwood Review

October 3, 2019
Hey, 1960 called. They want their guitar back.
Rig Rundown: Knocked Loose

Rig Rundown: Knocked Loose

October 2, 2019
These purveyors of punishing ’90s-style hardcore chisel their heavy sound with down-tuned 7-strings and lighter hues of delay and modulation.
First Look: MXR Clone Looper

First Look: MXR Clone Looper

October 1, 2019
Two footswitches, one knob, and an almost infinite universe of speed-morphing, reverse-recording, loop-stacking possibilities.
Rig Rundown: Thunderpussy's Whitney Petty

Rig Rundown: Thunderpussy's Whitney Petty

September 25, 2019
The guitarist of Mike McCready’s favorite new band uses a straightforward setup that proves a swaggering, punk attitude and greasy rock ’n’ roll isn't just a man’s game.
Rig Rundown: As Cities Burn's Cody Bonnette

Rig Rundown: As Cities Burn's Cody Bonnette

September 18, 2019
The founding guitarist shows how he breaks the post-hardcore mold with single-coils, old-school amps, and extreme stereo effects.
First Look: Peavey Invective MH

First Look: Peavey Invective MH

September 16, 2019
Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor’s shrunken signature amp dishes 20 brutally loud watts—plus a boatload of flexible sound-shaping and recording options.
Rig Rundown: Christone "Kingfish" Ingram

Rig Rundown: Christone "Kingfish" Ingram

September 11, 2019
The 20-year-old blues phenom shares his straight-ahead approach to fiery blues-rock tones.
Aclam Dr. Robert Review

Aclam Dr. Robert Review

September 11, 2019
Turn off your mind, relax, and float the treble stream!
MXR Carbon Copy Mini Review

MXR Carbon Copy Mini Review

September 10, 2019
MXR cuts the Carbon Copy down to size—and it’s every bit as excellent as the original.
First Look: Line 6 Spider V 120 MkII

First Look: Line 6 Spider V 120 MkII

September 9, 2019
Thousands of tone-shaping options and thumping power make the Spider's latest evolution a screaming deal.